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Doctor insights on: Is The Withdrawal Method A Reliable Method To Prevent Pregnancy

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How effective is withdrawal as a birth control method to prevent pregnancy?

How effective is withdrawal as a birth control method to prevent pregnancy?

Not effective: The man secrets seminal fluid during intercourse that will have some sperms which will render you at risk of pregnancy, this is even before ejaculation. So withdrawal may have been a little bit to late. ...Read more

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Why is the withdrawal method not recommended to prevent pregnancy?

Why is the withdrawal method not recommended to prevent pregnancy?

See below: The penis secretes fluid that has small amounts of sperm in it from the moment it becomes erect...Not just with ejaculation. ...Read more

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I want to know why withdrawal method is not effective way to prevent pregnancy?

I want to know why withdrawal method is not effective way to prevent pregnancy?

Don't do it: Even prior to ejaculation, a few drops of semen can enter the vagina. Remember all it takes is one sperm to fertilize an egg. Do not rely upon early withdrawal as a birth control method- neither will it protect you from std's. Don't take these chances with your health. ...Read more

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4 faint positive tests and one neg digital my fiancee things the pull out method is gonna prevent pregnancy what's your advice?

4 faint positive tests and one neg digital my fiancee things the  pull out method is gonna prevent pregnancy what's your advice?

Pregnant: Thirty percent of couples who use the withdrawal method get pregnant. Semen leaks out of an erect penis during intercourse. Semen has fresh sperm in it. Precum is well known to cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is continuous birth control method a powerful way to prevent pregnancy?

Is continuous birth control method a powerful way to prevent pregnancy?

Yes: Birth control pills are an excellent way to prevent pregnancy. They are, however, not 100% and they do not protect you against std's. Taking them in a continuous fashion does not make them more effective. ...Read more

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Is it effective to use condom in sex to prevent pregnancy? And do sex on infertility dates following the calendar method?

Is it effective to use condom in sex to prevent pregnancy? And do sex on infertility dates following the calendar method?

Usually/maybe: Used appropriately (proper size,application before any intercourse) a condom is relatively good at preventing pregnancy. Using a calendar to predict fertility is a good way to improve chances of getting pregnant, but not so good to avoid it.During training we called it Vatican Roulette, because its just another game of chance, and you can lose big. ...Read more

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To ask about prevent pregnancy pills ?

Question incomplete: Your local pharmacist has a large supply of pills that can prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can norethridrone 5mg taken daily help prevent pregnancy?

Yes: But it is not 100% effective and might be associated with some occasional breakthrough spotting. But, in general, this will work as it tends to thicken the cervical mucous and prevent sperm from entering. There are, however, much more effective means of birth control. ...Read more

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What is the pest type of tab to prevent pregnancy for the women?

What is the pest type of tab to prevent pregnancy for the women?

All hormone based OK: All hormone based contraceptives - oral, topical, injection or local - work well with equal effectiveness. ...Read more

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Does smoking prevent pregnancy?

Does smoking prevent pregnancy?

NO: while smoking may have adverse effects of women's fertility, that effect is highly variable and generally quite modest. What prevents pregnancy is adequate contraception - ideally long-term like provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections or other reliable hormonal contraception, barrier protections like condoms and spermicide or diaphragms and spermicide (not as good) and IUDs (almost as good or equal). Don't gamble!!! ...Read more

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Does ginette 35 prevent pregnancy ?

Does ginette 35 prevent pregnancy ?

Yes: Ginette is a less used pill that is used when women have androgenic (male) type symptoms such as excess body hair or bad acne. It does provide contraception by preventing ovulation. ...Read more

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Could propane pot cit prevent pregnancy?

Could propane pot cit prevent pregnancy?

Not sure how it: Would do that but it is not well studied in pregnancy. Propan mist. Pot. Cit. Simplex is potassium citrate and is marketed in south africa. It is used to help prevent kidney stones by alkalinizing acid in urine (v crystal formation). ...Read more

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Potcit simplex, does it prevent pregnancy?

Potcit simplex, does it prevent pregnancy?

It is hard to find : Info on south african medications in the us. The only thing i can figure out is that there is a product called propan mist.Pot.Cit.Simplex which contains potassium citrate . Potassium citrate combo medications can be used to alkanize urine ; to treat urinary tract stones. After extensively searching to answer your question, I do not see it being used as an oral contraceptive. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more